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1. Australia and the UK

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Just this week the College of Business at University of Notre Dame-Australia announced t...

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2. Core 1998 PC File: LEGEXP (Schedule A, Part III, L1: lobbying expenses). (Technical Note).

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The Core 1998 PC file was updated on April 17th, 2008. The variable LEGEXP (lobbying expen...

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3. Do people volunteer more during the winter holidays?

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Lloyd Jacobsen (homeoffice@COOL2SERVE.ORG) said on ARNOVA-L on 7 Jan 1997: It may not ...

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4. How can we avoid volunteer-staff conflicts?

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CASANet has a great deal of volunteer-related material; check http://www.casanet.org/. ...

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5. How can we be sure training is meeting volunteers' needs?

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Nancy Macduff said in the February 1997 VOLUNTEER TODAY at http://www.bmi.net/mba/train.h...

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6. What is National Volunteer Week?

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National Volunteer Week is part of the Seasons of Service emphasis area at the Points of L...

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7. What's a good program development strategy?

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The National Capital Freenet described their program development strategy in http://www.n...

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8. Where should we place our volunteer ads?

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From "TURNING A VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION INTO A RECRUITMENT STRATEGY" on the Volunteer P...

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9. "Schedulize" the form

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Shift items that are completed by small categories of nonprofits to schedules. This is th...

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10. 'A History of Foundations and Evaluation Research'

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'Why, then, would foundations want or need to subject themselves and their grantees to ev...

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11. 'Excess benefit transactions' and 990s

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"Intermediate sanctions" were enacted in 1998 to give the IRS tools to use against individ...

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12. 'What to Do Until the Lawyer Comes'

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See http://www.iciclesoftware.com/VLH7/index.html As the author explains in http://www...

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13. 1981 IRS Form 990

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This 4-page form, one of the first of the current generation of Form 990s, includes option...

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14. 1988 IRS Form 990

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The 1988 form is very similar to the 1981 form but adds several questions in Part VII (Oth...

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15. 2001 Presentation at the annual conference of the Association of Fundraising Professionals

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Costless Fundraising: Deconstructing the Evidence examines 50 audited financial statements...

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17. 2002 Presentation at the annual ARNOVA meeting, Cost Accounting Practices

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"Cost Accounting Practices," presented by Tom Pollak and based on an analysis of the Overh...

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18. 2003 Bush School Speaker Series lecture

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Mark Hager. "IRS Forms 990 as a Research Tool." September 2003, Bush School Speaker Series...

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19. 2003 Presentation at meeting of Government & Nonprofit Section, American Accounting Ass'n - Allocation of grantwriting & prof. fundraising costs

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2003 Overhead Cost Study Presentation at the annual meeting of the Government and Nonprofi...

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21. 2003 Presentation to the Packard Foundation

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23. 2004 Presentation at the annual ARNOVA meeting, Reporting Problems and Solutions

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Ken Wing, Mark Hager, Tom Pollak, Patrick Rooney. "Reporting Nonprofit Overhead: Problems...

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24. 2004 Presentation at the annual conference of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management

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Ken Wing, "How Not to Empower the Nonprofit Sector: Under-resourcing and Misreporting on O...

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26. 2009 Presentation on NCCS Tools to American Humanics

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27. 501(h) electors

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This file contains a list of 501(h) electors in 2003 -- 501(c)(3) organizations that choos...

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28. 990 Online Electronic Filing Flyer

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Feel free to download the efile flyer to share with others!

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29. NCCS Quick Facts on the Nonprofit Sector

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Click here for a two-page summary of facts on the nonprofit sector compiled by NCCS.

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30. US and State Profiles -- Overview   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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You can select one of these one-page overviews, which summarize statistics on the nonprofi...

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31. FAQ+/KnowledgeBase   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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This search tool gives you access to the full range of NCCS technical notes and informatio...

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32. Search Organizations   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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The options and look of this page will vary depending on your user rights and the link you...

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33. 990 Online Walk-Through

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The NCCS 990 Online system provides a free web-based system for nonprofit organizations an...

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34. Exempt Organizations Nonfiler Study: How many nonprofit organizations are there? Assessing the quality of the IRS Business Master File (Technical Note)

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This 1994 IRS study of a random sample of 300 organizations that were coded as \"not requi...

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35. FAQ Bulletin for March 17, 1999 — Public Access to 990s

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The Treasury Department issued on April 9, 1999, the final regulations about public access...

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36. FC Stats (The Foundation Center)   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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The Foundation Center's FC Stats online system provides a wealth of tables on private foun...

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37. Giving USA (AAFRC Trust for Philanthropy)   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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The AAFRC (American Association of Fundraising Counsel) Trust for Philanthropy has made an...

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38. The New Nonprofit Almanac IN BRIEF (INDEPENDENT SECTOR 2001)   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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This 20-page booklet available as an Adobe Acrobat PDF file summarizes findings from the "...

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39. FAQs

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The NCCS FAQs provide answers to many frequently asked questions about the nonprofit secto...

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40. A brief primer on marketing for nonprofits

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When the FAQ was first being put together, a marketing consultant put together this brief ...

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41. A Classified List of Key Texts

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Varden Hadfield (vhadfield@ALACOLO.ORG) wrote to ARNOVA-L on January 21, 1999: I haven...

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42. About NCCS

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The National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS) is the national repository of data on...

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43. About.com - Nonprofit Charitable Organizations   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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About.com - Nonprofit Charitable Organizations

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44. Access: Calculated Fields

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The Irvine Access Database has a query called "Master Data" where I combined the data for ...

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45. Add or Edit a Knowledgebase Item   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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The only required field is Name.   In almost all cases, unless you are mere...

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46. Adding a new MySQL Database (collection of tables) to the DataWeb

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From MySQL, to create a database called "other": > CREATE DATABASE other; # Gives us...

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47. Adding a new mysql table from SAS on the Alpha - FTP and Perl Scripts

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From the Urban Institute Alpha: - Run export.sas to create [nccs1.export]*.dd and *.dat f...

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48. Adding new tables: Data Dictionary formats

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SAS STYLE (.dd extension) created by Foxpro convert-memo.prg or export.sas Items are tab...

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49. Adding new users

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This is handled through registration screens and "Manage Users" from NCCS Tools menu. (Onl...

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50. Adding Sources to the Publications database

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1. Select the 'Publications' options in the J:CNPCenterInquiry.mdb 2. Choose Edit Publi...

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51. Additional Explanations -- Unlimited number

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52. Admin: users, info & data requests..

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SELECT username, usertype from admin.sp_users where length( usertype )> 0 -- Number...

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53. AICPA Audit Committee Effectiveness Center   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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54. AICPA Resources for Audit Committees   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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55. AICPA SOP 98-2 and its Impact on Financial Reporting

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On 2/26/1998, Geoffrey W. Peters wrote in the Cyber-Accountability listserve on the subje...

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56. Alliance for Nonprofit Management   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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Alliance for Nonprofit Management

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57. Alliance for Nonprofit Management   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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58. American Association of Fund-Raising Counsel (AAFRC) Trust for Philanthropy   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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American Association of Fund-Raising Counsel (AAFRC) Trust for Philanthropy

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59. American Institute of Philanthropy   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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Topics: Subtopics: Brain Development/Neuroscience; Child development; Early Childhood; Mental health

60. American Religion Data Archive   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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American Religion Data Archive

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61. American Society of Association Executives-- ASAE on the Net!   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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American Society of Association Executives-- ASAE on the Net!

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62. American Time Use Survey   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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Sponsored by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the American Time Use Survey (ATUS) "measures...

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63. An Exploration of Social Capital, Giving and Volunteering at the United States County Level

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Written by Josh Galpers, this unpublished and exploratory report is available through NCCS...

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64. An Online Tool to Support Strategic Planning

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Strategic planning and evaluation have been challenging areas in the nonprofit sector. No...

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65. Annual Form 990 Meeting - April 19-20, 2005

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NCCS hosts annual meetings with the IRS and state charity officials to make recommendation...

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66. Appending tables in MySQL

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When it is necessary to append (i.e. stack on top of each other) tables in MySQL, use the ...

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67. Approaches to the History of Nonprofits

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On 5/23, David Hammack (dch3@po.cwru.edu) sent the following post to ARNOVA-L: I have...

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68. Are 'stipends' wages?

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Someone asked in CharityLaw (a service of CharityChannel.com: As an incentive for their...

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69. Are Board members personally liable? Do we need D & O Insurance?

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For valuable information on everything related, contact Nonprofit Risk Management Cen...

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70. Are board officers the same as corporate officers

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A person can be a corporate officer without being a board member, and a board member witho...

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71. Are donations to Canadian organization deductible for US taxpayers?

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Peter Finn asked: Can a Canadian based non profit issue tax receipts to US citizens fo...

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72. Are events really a good way to raise money for an organization?

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In September 1995, after numerous posts on soc.org.nonprofit by companies promoting variou...

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73. Are governments and related tax-supported entities nonprofits? (FAQ)

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Can government entities accept tax-deductible contributions? The simple answer is that Fe...

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74. Are major purchases included as Expenses on the Form 990? (Technical Note)

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Purchases of major assets are often "capitalized" rather than "expensed." Thus, "rather th...

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75. Are marketing research and market research the same thing?

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Market Research can be thought of as the narrower of the two, primarily because it is ju...

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76. Are nonprofit organizations required to report grant recipients? (FAQ)

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If the recipient is a charitable organization, the foundation that makes the grant and the...

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77. Are nonprofits subject to excise taxes? (FAQ)

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Yes, in some cases. Private foundations, except for operating foundations, are subject...

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78. Are Postal Rates Available Online?

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There are also various business aids available at this site, including an interactive trac...

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79. Are Ratios Useful? For Donors? For the Community? (Added 2/24/96)

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On February 23, 1996, Putnam Barber of The Evergreen State Society in Seattle, responded t...

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80. Are there advanced educational opportunities in East & Central Europe?

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Králik Miklós wrote to ARNOVA-L on October 5, 1999 with the subject of University/C...

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81. Are there any laws about advertising?

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The Free Management Library references various laws, such as "truth in advertising". See h...

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82. Are there email lists for international development work?

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Someone asked in Nonprofit (see http://www.rain.org/mailman/listinfo/nonprofit): Can an...

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83. Are there rules about naming a nonprofit?

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Bill Brescia wrote to ARNOVA-L (see http://www.arnova.org/listserv.php) from Arkansas in J...

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84. Are there scholarly journals in the field?

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On Mon, 3 Jun 1996, Jon Van Til wrote about the scholarly journals dealing with nonprofits...

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85. Are there statistics about nonprofits online?

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The National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS)is located at the Urban Institute in W...

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86. Are volunteer job descriptions necessary?

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The Volunteer Center of San Francisco said in Helpful Hints for Volunteers at http://www....

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87. Arizona

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Arizona State University http://www.asu.edu/copp/nonprofit/index_lodestar.htm For the ...

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89. Assessing the accuracy of the UDAO (Technical Note)

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The UDAO comes from four sources. CNP's Core files (form 990 filers), the Business Master ...

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90. Assessing the quality of Form 990 data (McLean, Lampkin, & Sumariwalla, 1999)

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This analysis of IRS Form 990 and 990-EZ items keypunched by GuideStar concludes: Over ...

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91. Assessing the Quality of IRS Form 990 Data

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Studies include: Froehlich, Knoepfle, & Pollak, The Validity and Reliability of IRS For...

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92. Assessing the Quality of the FIPS Variable (Technical Note)

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Attached is a brief study discussing the accuracy of the geographic variable FIPS, in two ...

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93. Assoc. of Fundraising Professionals'' Career Profile Survey and Compensation & Benefits Survey   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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From AFP''s website: AFP CAREER PROFILE SURVEY AND COMPENSATION & BENEFITS SURVEY AF...

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94. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)

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95. Association of Fundraising Professionals formerly National Society of Fundraising Executives   Open external webpage or document in a new window

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Association of Fundraising Professionals formerly National Society of Fundraising Executiv...

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96. Austin City Council Presentation

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97. Background Books on the Nonprofit Sector

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Peter Dobkin Hall, who was then the Book Review Editor, Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quar...

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98. Backup program for the server

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Logoff by hitting CTRL ALT DEL and logon with your user name. Windows interface: The...

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99. Bad bylaws lead to conflict. What next?

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Someone wrote to NONPROFIT in late July 1998: I am a member of a Calif Nonprofit corp ...

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100. Bad ZIP State combinations

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In October, 2006, over 500 bad state/zip combinations were identified by comparing the 2-c...

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